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Sly Rye Porter - Yazoo Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

216 Ratings
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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 14
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A rich, chocolaty English Porter with a clean finish. We use the finest floor-malted Maris Otter malts from England, the same malts used for the best single-malt scotch. A portion of malted rye gives a spicy, slightly dry finish.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: clvand0 on 01-24-2005)
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Ratings: 216 | Reviews: 70 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

CorgiDad, Jul 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

dannykperkins, Jul 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

4runnerdavid, Jul 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

hoosier222002, Jul 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

BigRedDog, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

JohnnyK, Jul 21, 2014
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4.85/5  rDev +27%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Fortunately for me, this was my first step outside of the standard domestic beers. As the bottle says, you're hit with a wonderfully rich flavor of chocolate (which was a bit of a shock to me) that is followed by a creamy body. It is ended with a slight bright of rye which continues to put a smile on my face with every sip. I hope to edit this as my palate evolves so that I may do this wonderful find in a sea of selections the justice I am sure it deserves. I can say that I am so impressed that a weekend sabbatical to the brewery in Nashville has been scheduled!

BaalDagon, Jul 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

dads_basement, Jul 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

EEscobar, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

JosefBerger, Jul 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

yarnanimal, Jul 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Mr_Meursault, Jul 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

MeEatCookies, Jul 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

LukeRfour, Jun 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

nowise, Jun 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Fojar, Jun 18, 2014
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3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle served at about 55F in a goblet. Purchased and consumed a few months past BB date, but bought and stored refrigerated.

Flavor: Chocolate and sweet malts. Slighty sweet balance for style
Finish is a mess of flavors, probably due in part to the rye.

Feel: medium-full body with excellent, near-medium carbonation.

O: worth trying.

chinchill, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

jerefreakinmiah, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

BigGold, May 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Goosehunter75, May 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

stiglitz, May 08, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a murky dark brew, sports some deep walnut highlights when held up to the light. Head is small side not even one finger and not much in the way of lace.

Aroma is nice malty notes, earthy peat notes, chocolate maybe slight coffee hint and touches of spice from the rye maybe.

Taste is nice malty goodness, some nice sweetness hints of chocolate covered peat. Has good down to earth notes with nut hints. Maybe some light hints of dark fruit in the finish with some light spiciness from the rye mingled with earthy herbal hop notes.

Mouthfeel is solid medium carbonation seems light but offers some pep in the finish.

Overall very nice porter, favorable easy drinking and enjoyable. Only knock really is the lack of any good head.

mntlover, Apr 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

GTB, Apr 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

SinHippie, Apr 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Kramerbarthomer, Apr 09, 2014
Sly Rye Porter from Yazoo Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.